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Talk about homemade tools and ideas for homemade tools in this forum. If you post any of your homemade tools, they'll be automatically added to the HomemadeTools.net directory of homemade tools, and credited to your username. The best tools are awarded a $100 weekly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Ask any questions about building homemade tools in here. Ask for plans, details on tool design and construction, information on sourcing parts and materials, or anything else.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Thousands of homemade tool plans

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Converting 2D Florecent light to LED

    Started by garage nut, May 29, 2019 04:19 AM
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    May 29, 2019, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  2. Easy versatile adjustable tongs. Simple to make.

    Started by Yamez-IMF, May 27, 2019 12:19 PM
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    May 29, 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,732
    May 29, 2019, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  3. Home made brush forks for a compact tractor

    Started by Jandrew, May 29, 2019 07:30 AM
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    May 29, 2019, 03:03 PM Go to last post
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    May 29, 2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  4. Moved: MAKING ON/OFF WELDING MAGNET

    Started by Let'sLearnSomething, May 26, 2019 09:42 PM
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  5. Homemade Loader and Backhoe

    Started by Thinkdiy, May 24, 2019 01:12 AM
    loader, mini backhoe
    • Replies: 4
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    May 28, 2019, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Scrap Board Hanger

    Started by TigerCreek, May 27, 2019 11:59 AM
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  7. Check out my youtube channel

    Started by Benny Marner, May 28, 2019 11:25 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    May 28, 2019, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  8. Moved: 3-1/4 inch dividing head

    Started by threesixesinarow, May 21, 2019 07:07 AM
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    May 27, 2019, 10:36 PM Go to last post
  9. 8" light duty steady rest

    Started by Frank S, May 22, 2019 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    May 27, 2019, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  10. A Very Smooth Slide and Lock Mechanism

    Started by rgsparber, May 23, 2019 08:05 PM
    resilient materials
    • Replies: 4
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    May 27, 2019, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Welders third hand

    Started by Gary Huston, May 27, 2019 10:35 AM
    hold down, third hand, welder
    • Replies: 1
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    May 27, 2019, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  12. snap ring spacer for your lathe jaws

    Started by Frank S, May 27, 2019 09:21 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    May 27, 2019, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  13. Homemade Chainsaw Bike

    Started by meanwhileinthegarage, May 20, 2019 03:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    May 27, 2019, 06:25 AM Go to last post
  14. Sand aerator, mixer, reprocessor

    Started by celsoari, May 26, 2019 04:01 PM
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    May 26, 2019, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: DIY version of the Eastwood Contour SCT

    Started by Haslip Cycle Works, May 22, 2019 06:28 PM
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  16. Part two of my rotary positioner build

    Started by Gary Huston, May 26, 2019 11:57 AM
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    May 26, 2019, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  17. Adding DRO to old RF mill

    Started by jdurand, May 18, 2019 01:21 AM
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    May 26, 2019, 10:38 AM Go to last post



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